Michael Fanning

Mike Fanning, MS, PMP, is a project manager with over 30 years of experience in the publicsector.

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Mike Fanning, MS, PMP, is a project manager with over 30 years of experience in the public

sector. Following positions at the White House and the Washington Post, he served as the U.S.

Postal Service's environmental chief of staff and as agency environmental executive. In addition

to managing emergency preparedness, response, and recovery support, he led a large national

staff on projects that required continuous liaison with White House and Congressional staff,

Homeland Security and postal operations managers. During his tenure, the Postal Service

received 40 White House “Closing the Circle” awards for environmental excellence and won the

national “Climate Champion” award from the Climate Registry. Mike earned his B.A. in

Government and Sociology from Georgetown University, his MS in Environmental, Safety and

Health Management from the Rochester Institute of Technology and studied crisis management

and risk communications at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He holds four patents in

emergency and environmental management, won the U.S. Postal Service’s Project Manager of

the Year award in 2004, and earned a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt in 2010.


Harvard University - Executive, Crisis Management & Risk Communications

Rochester Institute of Technology - M.S., Environmental, Health & Safety Management

Georgetown University - B.A., Government & Sociology